I'm Finally On-line, Now What? Search Engines

bullet Are programs that run on a particular web site

bullet Index words or terms in web documents

bullet Create their listings dynamically

bullet Search large portions of the Internet based on information that their "spiders or robots" retrieve Spiders or robots are automated search programs that go through the Web and search web pages for keywords

bullet The information that spiders or robots return is used to match web pages to keywords and key phrases requested by users and provide more comprehensive results of available sites on the Web

bullet Information is submitted by users who want their sites included in the search database

bullet Provide more complete search results of available pages on the web

bullet Provide a larger amount of possibilities

Examples of Search Engines

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Ohio Literacy Resource Center - Celebrating 10 Years of Enhancing Adult Literacy 1993-2003 This page http://literacy.kent.edu/Oasis/Workshops/finally/engines.html
and is maintained by the OLRC WWW Development Team.